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Captain Frank Clements

Amarillo College Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, May 16, 1985

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Reflections for Captain Frank Clements

Thank you for protecting the citizens of Amarillo. Our prayers are with you always. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

May 16, 2017

Rest in Peace Captain Frank Clements. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the students and faculty of the Amarillo College.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

May 17, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 16, 2015

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 23, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

October 30, 2012

I trained Frank prior to leaving that agency.
He was a great officer!

Coropral G.R. Coffman
Waco ISD Police Department

October 16, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 27th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 24, 2012

I trained Frank, a long time befor "FTO" was invented.
A good man, kind man. Missed but not forgotten.

Officer G.R. Coffman
Waco ISD Police Department

August 27, 2010

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 30, 2008

Though I've left a reflection in the past, I simply wanted to acknowlege the 22nd anniversary of your passing.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 16, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Captain Clements on the anniversary of your passing. May God comfort you all.
Heros never die. Thank you for your service.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

May 16, 2007

God keep you in his loving arms. We honor your service and sacrifice.

Sgt. Michael Gromatzky
Collin College Police Dept. TX

March 27, 2007

Though 20 years have passed, those who knew and loved you still feel the loss. God bless you and all who still patrol Amarillo College.

Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 30, 2005

Thank you for your service to the Great state of Texas.Rest in peace brother.

Texas Peace Officer
University of Houston Downtown Law Enforcement Academy class 89

March 25, 2004

Rest in peace fellow officer in blue,you will not be forgotten officer Alvin Dumas

Watch Commander
Bishop State Community College Police Dept.

March 6, 2004

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